Ticonderoga in Essex County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
British forces under Amherst
erected an artillery battery
to attack the French Fort at
Carillon, which they seized
and named Fort Ticonderoga.
Erected by American Legion Post 224.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Military • Notable Events • Notable Places • War, French and Indian. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1759.
Location. 43° 50.638′ N, 73° 25.349′ W. Marker is in Ticonderoga, New York, in Essex County. Marker is on The Portage, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ticonderoga NY 12883, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Military Heroes of Ticonderoga (within shouting distance of this marker); Lord Howe’s Grave (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mount Defiance (about 300 feet away); From this point south… (about 400 feet away); Men of Ticonderoga (approx. 0.2 miles away); Grand Carry Landing (approx. Hon. Clayton Harris DeLano (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Power of Water (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ticonderoga.
Also see . . .
1. The Battle of Ticonderoga 1758. Account of the battle where the British took Fort Carillon from BritishBattles.com. (Submitted on August 8, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
2. Fort Ticonderoga. Fort website homepage (Submitted on August 8, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 8, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,633 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 8, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.